Cows Killed on Disease Fears U.S. agriculture officials move to tighten slaughterhouse and cattle-feed regulations in the wake of a single case of mad cow disease on American soil. On Friday, the USDA ordered 129 cows destroyed, saying they may have come from the same herd as the Holstein in Washington state that was found to have the disease. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Christopher Joyce.
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Mad Cow Fears Lead to Tighter Cattle Rules

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Mad Cow Fears Lead to Tighter Cattle Rules

Mad Cow Fears Lead to Tighter Cattle Rules

Mad Cow Fears Lead to Tighter Cattle Rules

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U.S. agriculture officials move to tighten slaughterhouse and cattle-feed regulations in the wake of a single case of mad cow disease on American soil. On Friday, the USDA ordered 129 cows destroyed, saying they may have come from the same herd as the Holstein in Washington state that was found to have the disease. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Christopher Joyce.